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Re: [gNewSense-users] Is Debian now fully free? (Dennis Worthem)

From: Michał Masłowski
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] Is Debian now fully free? (Dennis Worthem)
Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2011 19:11:40 +0100
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> * include icecat (iceweasel isn't available in gnewsense parkes)

Building IceCat for MIPS might be difficult, it would probably need some
patches from IceWeasel.

> * fix xserver-xorg-video-siliconmotion (on yeeloong must still remove
> siliconmotion driver or install xserver from anheng repository to have
> an operational X11)

This needs backporting/upporting a patch for xserver
based on

> * fix more recent fsfla kernels to have wireless driver activated
> (>2.6.38, "# CONFIG_RTL8187B is not set"). Earlier kernels in the
> fsfla metad repository work fine (<2.6.38). and newer have rtl8187 driver (not rtl8187b) working with the
device in YeeLoongs (but it makes a different MAC address).  What
doesn't work?

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